Our Coffee Talks: Blessings

Our Coffee Talks: Blessings

Dear Daughter; A birthday is the perfect day to reflect on the days that have gone by and look forward to the days ahead and I’m so glad you had that moment in the sun to do just that. You certainly are blessed with a kick ass husband and an incredible family....
Our Coffee Talks: Birthdays

Our Coffee Talks: Birthdays

Dear Mum. Another year, another turn around the sun, another year … dare I say it … OLDER. While my husband is bemoaning the fact that he’s hitting the big 4-0 this year, I think I’m doing all right with it. A little more gray, a little more...
Our Coffee Talks: Pushing Through

Our Coffee Talks: Pushing Through

Dear Mum, Perseverance, huh? Your timing on such a topic couldn’t be any more impeccable than it is right now as I battle trying to balance work and family life with the needs of a sick guinea pig and heartbroken daughter. And while I know balance is just an...
How to Persevere

How to Persevere

Our Coffee Talks is a letter, where we chat about the daily grind, the thoughts percolating in our heads, or the general ideas and shares of life after coffee.  Dear Daughter; Wow, you did it, you’ve written a novel. A whole novel! I am so proud of you. After...
Our Coffee Talks: This Too Shall Pass

Our Coffee Talks: This Too Shall Pass

Dear Daughter; I have loved seeing the photo’s of the puppy, her ears flying in the breeze as she tears around the yard. I love the video’s of her and Pippin playing, I’m thrilled he is finally accepting the fact that he has a new sister.  And then I...
Our Coffee Talks: Having a Puppy Sucks

Our Coffee Talks: Having a Puppy Sucks

Dear Mom, It’s about 2:30 in the morning and I just came back in from walking the new puppy. Again. She’s cute, as in really damn cute, but is it cute enough to get me through this frustrating house-breaking process? It makes me think back on our zoo of a...